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May 04, 2015 5:45PM Department: Community
Category: Arts & Entertainment
Presentation: Panama Railroad Built During Gold Rush

You know about the Panama Canal but do you know about the Golden Horse -- the Panama Railroad built in 1851-55?

Juan David Morgan has written a book, The Golden Horse: A Novel About Triumph and Tragedy Building the Panama Railroad. He will share the fascinating saga of the railroad that had so much impact upon early California.

Program starts at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 4, in the Julia Harrison Micke Memorial Building in Micke Grove Regional Park. Dinner before the program will be catered by Angelinas. Cost is $10.

RSVP to the San Joaquin County Historical Museum at (209) 331-2055 or 953-3460 by April 30.

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Where
Julia Harrison Micke Memorial Building, Micke Grove Regional Park
11793 N. Micke Grove Rd., Lodi 95240
Contact
David Stuart
209-953-3460
www.SanJoaquinHistory.org
May 15, 2015 10:00AM Department: Community
Category: Arts & Entertainment
Delta Grandeur Photo Exhibition at SJ County Historical Museum

A new exhibition, “Delta Grandeur: The Bucolic Splendor of California’s Inland Estuary,” premieres May 15 at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum in Micke Grove Regional Park.

The photography exhibition reflects the vision of local photographer Rich Turner and celebrates the beauty and diversity of the threatened Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

With vibrant imagery, the exhibition explores the complex relationship that humans and wildlife have forged in the Delta.

The “Delta Grandeur” exhibition will be at the Historical Museum through August 9, 2015, and can be viewed Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. After its stay in Micke Grove Park, the exhibition will travel to museums throughout California, toured by the nonprofit organization, Exhibit Envoy.

“The Museum is honored to work with Rich Turner on this exhibition. It is obviously timely, given the drought, water issues, and threats to the Delta. But it is also important to help us appreciate the importa

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Where
San Joaquin County Historical Museum, Micke Grove Regional Park
11793 N. Micke Grove Road, Lodi, CA 95240
Contact
David Stuart
209-953-3460
www.SanJoaquinHistory.org
May 15, 2015 6:30PM Department: Community
Category: Arts & Entertainment
Friends of the Fox Present: The Great Escape

“The Great Escape” to be shown at Bob Hope (Fox) Theatre on Friday, May 15.

Doors open 6pm.

Movie at 7pm.

Enjoy the classic World War II film “The Great Escape” with Steve McQueen and James Garner, shown in widescreen on the BIG screen in the beautifully restored Bob Hope Theatre.

This film tells the true story of the mass escape from Stalag Luft III in Zagen, Poland, a new maximum security prison for those who tried to previously escape. See this film for the memorable scene with Steve McQueen on his stolen motorcycle doing his best to escape from his Nazi pursuers. The film was an enormous hit in 1963 and nominated for an Academy Award as well as the Golden Globe for “Best Picture”.

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Where
FoxBob Hope Theatre
242 East Main Street
Contact
Dave Scheffer
209-607-5337
www.facebook.com/stocktonfox
June 19, 2015 6:30PM Department: Community
Category: Arts & Entertainment
Friends of the Fox Present: McLintock with John Wayne

“McLintock” to be shown at Bob Hope (Fox) Theatre on Friday, June 19.

- Doors open 6pm.

- Pre-show entertainment in the lobby at 6pm.

- Dave Moreno at the Mighty Morton organ at 6:30pm, as well as our master of ceremonies, Matias Bombal.

- Movie at 7pm.

Enjoy the classic Western “McLintock” with John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara, shown in widescreen on the BIG screen in the beautifully restored Fox Theatre.

Cattle baron George Washington McLintock fights his wife, his daughter, and political land-grabbers in this Western comedy with Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrewovertones. This classic John Wayne western was an enormous hit in 1963.

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Where
FoxBob Hope Theatre
242 East Main Street
Contact
Dave Scheffer
209-607-5337
www.facebook.com/stocktonfox
June 19, 2015 5:00PM Department: Community Services
Category: Arts & Entertainment
29th Annual Wine Tasting at Pixie Woods

Save the Date:

Friday, June 19, 2015 from 5-8 p.m.

An Exquisite Wine Tasting Event presented by the Pixie Woods Board of Directors (for 21 Only.)

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Pixie Woods Wine Tasting Ticket Information

Where
Pixie Woods
Monte Diablo and Occidental
Contact
Program Supervisor
(209) 937-8958
www.stocktongov.com
July 31, 2015 6:00PM Department: Community
Category: Arts & Entertainment
Randy Sparks and New Christy Minstrels Dinner Concert

Join us for the seven-member New Christy Minstrels, under the direction of Randy Sparks, at a dinner concert benefiting the San Joaquin County Historical Society.

The event will be on the grounds of the SJC Historical Museum in Micke Grove Regional Park on Friday, July 31.

6 pm social hour, 6:30 pm NY steak dinner, 8 pm concert.

Dinner and concert $75 per person.

Ticket information call 209 331-2055 or 209 953-3460.

For more info, visit:

www.SanJoaquinHistory.org www.thenewchristyminstrels.com

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Where
San Joaquin County Historical Museum in Micke Grove Park
11793 N. Micke Grove Rd., Lodi, CA 95240
Contact
David Stuart
209-953-3460
www.SanJoaquinHistory.org